Here are some of the pages that we have so far on Rishton’s leisure time……
Sections found on this page
Football, Cricket etc., all of Rishtons Sporting links
can be found here.
Fancy a walk round Rishton? Try one of these for a
Pubs, Parks, and other things to do can be found in this
Publications which have been printed in Rishton over the
Scouts, Guides, Blind, and other organisations are in
Places to Stay
Rishtons Hotels and B & Bs
Rishton United Junior Football Club – Every thing you needed to know about the
towns junior football team, with the exception of the next fixture!
Rishton Football Club Read all about Rishton’s Premier football team.
Rishton Golf Club – See the delights of the golf course on their home web page,
but here’s a brief history of them….
Rishton Cricket Club – Without doubt one of the most senior crickets clubs in
And a full list of all the
Professional players that Rishton Cricket Club have employed
since their inception in 1865.
Skate Park. Rishtons latest attempt to keep
juvenile crime rates down.
Rishton Sharks Pool Team, read about Rishton
top pool team!
East Lancashire Sailing Club Based on the
Reservoir off Blackburn Road.
When the cup was won by Rishton.
Lee Valley Golf
Range For somewhere to practice your golf swing.
Crown Green Bowling.
Rishton still has two Bowling Greens left in Rishton, both are used
in local league bowling tournaments.
Tennis Courts. A round up of
Tennis Courts that once were found in
Pubs and Clubs - This will take you
to the menu for the Pubs and Clubs in Rishton.
Waterways - All the streams, brooks, lakes
and reservoirs in Rishton can be found here.
Parks and Recreational Areas.
Tourism in and around Rishton.
Formally on the High Street.
Cinema. Once a cinema,
then a bingo hall, now a supermarket.
Rishton Festival. Reintroduced to the town after
an absance of over twenty years from the town in 2005.
The Rishtonian. This is all
I have so far, please send any information you have on this publication.
Rishton Echo. Printed and published in
Rishton since 1956.
Advertiser. Not much is known about this newspaper, so any help
Rishton Advertiser. If anyone can help me with this
The Sports Pink -
Printed every Saturday evening with all the sports results.
Rishton News and District Herald, 5 January - 27
July 1900. Available by Microfiche at Accrington Library.
Groups & Societies
Scouts The history of the Baden Powell's
Scout group, as well as the local history.
Cubs Scouts Some years after the Scouts
came the Cubs, read the history of them here.
Boys Brigade One of the longest
known groups for children.
Ever wondered what Prospects do for Rishton? Find out here.
The Brownies One down from the Girl
Rainbow Brownies One down
from the Brownies, and the youngest group for the girls.
Blind Society. Rishton and Great Harwood's
Youth Club. Based at Primetime.
The Royal British Legion, not the social
club, but the charity.
Rishton Residents Associations, This
includes the Prospects panel for the town.
Safety Committee. Any one know anything about this?
Somewhere to Stay
Wickets Hotel – One of the few places to stay in Rishton, want to know the story